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"Brill's spouse to the Reception of Aristotle offers a scientific but obtainable account of the reception of Aristotle's philosophy in antiquity. thus far, there was no complete try and clarify this advanced phenomenon. This quantity fills this lacuna by way of supplying vast assurance of the topic from Hellenistic occasions to the 6th century advert. it's laid out chronologically and the 23 articles are divided  Read more...

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Aristotle And The Hellenistic Peripatos 29 This should not come as a surprise. From the beginning, the early Peripatos propelled Aristotelianism toward particular kinds of inquiry, mainly governed by exoteric works and a materialist reading of hylomorphism. Paradoxically enough, the catalogues of their work and the nature of their research give the impression both that they knew very little of the Aristotelian school treatises and that where they took an interest in Aristotle’s most distinctive theses, it was mainly to criticize them.

63; Hesychius, Life of Aristotle [Vita Menagiana] 18–21. 6 Except for Critolaus and Diodorus, dates are those of the scholarchate. Critolaus can be dated by his participation in the famous Roman Embassy of 156/155 BC, alongside Diogenes of Babylon (a representative of the Stoics) and Carneades (of the Academy). 7 Chiaradonna 2013: 31–33. 16 Lefebvre himself to physics, defending new positions and saying little about ethics—in Cicero’s eyes a double betrayal of his own school. 14). Cicero’s conclusions seem at least biased.

The Hellenistic Period: What Happened to Hylomorphism? In Ancient Perspectives on Aristotle’s De Anima, edited by G. Van Riel and P. Destrée. Leuven, Leuven University Press: 155–166. ——— 2006. Natural Philosophy in the Peripatos after Strato. In Aristo of Ceos, Text, Translation, and Discussion, edited by W. W. Fortenbaugh and S. A. White. New Brunswick (NJ), Transaction Publishers: 307–327. ——— 2002. Aristotelian Theology after Aristotle. In Traditions of Theology. Studies in Hellenistic Theology, its Background and Aftermath, edited by D.

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